Moving selection in gimp is not complicated but its also not so easy for people especially when they are new to gimp, I can say there are many ways to move a selection in gimp, but making a detailed blog can be little difficult for people who just want to know how to move selection in gimp.
In this article we have made a very easy to read article on how to move selection in gimp.
How to Move Selection Gimp
First if we want to move a simple shape selection, then choose the shape selection tool and click on the selection then you will have the control node to move and scale the selection.
This is very simple and also works on any type of selection.
First select the move tool
Then change the move mode to selection from layer.
Then move the selection on the canvas.