Saving state using jQuery Sortable Plugin


Im new to jQuery and need to implement the sortable plugin ( to a website.  Implementation was easy until I realized that I need to be able to save the state of the sortable.

My questions are :
- How do I save the state/order in the database ? I would like to call a CF page and save the serial.hash to DB
- How do I load the state/order from the database ? I would like to call a CF page and get the serial.hash from DB

Im using Coldfusion to talk to my Database.

Thanks for any help.
<script type="text/javascript">
	function () {
		$('a.closeEl').bind('click', toggleContent);
				accept: 'groupItem',
				helperclass: 'sortHelper',
				activeclass : 	'sortableactive',
				hoverclass : 	'sortablehover',
				handle: 'div.itemHeader',
				tolerance: 'pointer',
				onChange : function(ser)
				onStart : function()
					$.iAutoscroller.start(this, document.getElementsByTagName('body'));
				onStop : function()
var toggleContent = function(e)
	var targetContent = $('div.itemContent', this.parentNode.parentNode);
	if (targetContent.css('display') == 'none') {
	} else {
	return false;
function serialize(s)
	serial = $.SortSerialize(s);

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Michel PlungjanIT ExpertCommented:
Here is a way perhaps:


    * v.9.2
    * v.9.1
      - New feature: Saving state (page number, column sort & direction, selected rows)

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