Dashboard with rearrangeable widgets

I am building an app using the Laravel framework and I have a need to create dashboard views for the users. What I am looking to do is have widget areas in which widgets could be moved around by the user and have their state saved in the database. These widgets would preform an ajax call to get content. I am already using Jquery and bootstrap, I'd rather not also add another framework like Angular if I could get away with it.

Any direction and suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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Julian HansenCommented:
I have done exactly this using a dashboard template I downloaded from here

https://almsaeedstudio.com/AdminLTE

This version has laravel support (and I think angular)

https://almsaeedstudio.com/blog/integrate-adminlte-with-laravel

If those don't work there are other templates that are in a similar vein

http://wrapbootstrap.com/preview/WB0R5L90S

Or google Bootstrap / Dashboard template
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ITNCAuthor Commented:
Those are more of CSS or design related templates. What I am looking for would be more like a jquery plugin to handle moving the 'widgets' around to different grid-like locations with the ability to save the state of the configuration. I give jquery as an example but I am open to other alternatives.
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Julian HansenCommented:
If you look at the options available in those templates you will see the following under UI Elements / Draggable panels

http://webapplayers.com/inspinia_admin-v2.2/draggable_panels.html

You would have to implement the saving bit yourself but you would have to do that with whatever solution is out there - JQuery will do the moving and trigger events when done - you would then need to do the rest.

Failing that the JQueryUI library has a draggable components that allows you to make any element draggable.
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