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HI there

Could someone PLEASE help me;

I have a drop-down menu on my site and when I hover, the drop-down goes behind the content.

This is the address : www.beds24.co.za

I dont know how to fix this, I've tried so many different settings.

This is my CSS file.

The menu in question is /* 2nd Menu */

/* Root = Horizontal, Secondary = Vertical */
ul#dsm {
  margin: 0;
  border: 0 none;
  padding: 0 0 0 10px;
  width: 956px; /*For KHTML*/
  list-style: none;
  height: 28px;

}

ul#dsm li {
  margin: 0;
  border: 0 none;
  padding: 0;
  float: left; /*For Gecko*/
  display: inline;
  list-style: none;
  position: relative;
  width:auto;
 /* height: 28px;*/

}

ul#dsm ul {
  margin: 0;
  border: 0 none;
  padding: 0;
  width: 160px;
  list-style: none;
  display: none;
  position: absolute;
  top: 36px;
  left: 0;

}

ul#dsm ul:after /*From IE 7 lack of compliance*/{
  clear: both;
  display: block;
  font: 1px/0px serif;
  content: ".";
  height: 0;
  visibility: hidden;
}

ul#dsm ul li {
  width: 160px;
  float: left; /*For IE 7 lack of compliance*/
  display: block !important;
  display: inline; /*For IE*/
   
}

/* Root Menu */
ul#dsm a {
 border-right: 1px dotted #92ABBF;
 border-left: 1px dotted #92ABBF;
 /* border: 1px solid #356AA0;
  
  border-bottom-color: #356AA0;*/
  padding: 0 17px 0 17px;
  float: none !important; /*For Opera*/
  float: left; /*For IE*/
  display: block;
  /*background: #356AA0;*/
  color:#333333;
  font: bold 16px "Trebuchet MS", Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
  text-decoration: none;
  height: auto !important;
  height: 1%; /*For IE*/
  line-height:36px; width:auto;
}

/* Root Menu Hover Persistence */
ul#dsm a:hover,
ul#dsm li:hover a,
ul#dsm li.iehover a {
background:none;
  color: #FFF; 
}

/* Root Menu Hover Persistence */
ul#dsm a:hover.top,
ul#dsm li:hover a.top,
ul#dsm li.iehover a.top {
background:none;
  color: #FFF;
  padding-right:18px
}

ul#dsm a.top {
background:#eeb2a2;
padding-right:18px

}

/* 2nd Menu */
ul#dsm li:hover li a,
ul#dsm li.iehover li a {
  text-align:left;
  background: #cccccc;
  color: #333333;
border-top: 1px dotted #2B547E;
line-height:26px;
width: 120%;
font: bold 1.3em "Trebuchet MS", Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
 padding: 4px 17px 4px 17px;
}

/* 2nd Menu Hover Persistence */
ul#dsm li:hover li a:hover,
ul#dsm li:hover li:hover a,
ul#dsm li.iehover li a:hover,
ul#dsm li.iehover li.iehover a {
  background: #eeb2a2;
  color: #FFF;
  
}

/* 3rd Menu */
ul#dsm li:hover li:hover li a,
ul#dsm li.iehover li.iehover li a {

 background: #eeb2a2;
  color: #5d6d6d;
border-top: 1px dotted #2B547E;

}

/* 3rd Menu Hover Persistence */
ul#dsm li:hover li:hover li a:hover,
ul#dsm li:hover li:hover li:hover a,
ul#dsm li.iehover li.iehover li a:hover,
ul#dsm li.iehover li.iehover li.iehover a {
  background: #eeb2a2;
  color: #FFF;
}

/* 4th Menu */
ul#dsm li:hover li:hover li:hover li a,
ul#dsm li.iehover li.iehover li.iehover li a {
  background: #223E54;
  color: #ccc;
border-top: 1px dotted #2B547E;
line-height:26px;
}

/* 4th Menu Hover */
ul#dsm li:hover li:hover li:hover li a:hover,
ul#dsm li.iehover li.iehover li.iehover li a:hover {
  background: #21496A;
  color: #FFF;
}

ul#dsm ul ul,
ul#dsm ul ul ul {
  display: none;
  position: absolute;
  top: 0;
   left: 160px;
}

/* Do Not Move - Must Come Before display:block for Gecko */
ul#dsm li:hover ul ul,
ul#dsm li:hover ul ul ul,
ul#dsm li.iehover ul ul,
ul#dsm li.iehover ul ul ul {
  display: none;
}

ul#dsm li:hover ul,
ul#dsm ul li:hover ul,
ul#dsm ul ul li:hover ul,
ul#dsm li.iehover ul,
ul#dsm ul li.iehover ul,
ul#dsm ul ul li.iehover ul {
  display: block;
}
/* uncomment if using okto template or it's modifications */
#dsm {overflow:visible}
 
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Whenever I have trouble with things overlapping wrong I mess with the "z-index" option. That might be something to try. So basically you want the "z-index" of your dropdown menu to be higher than anything else that is supposed to be under it.

 
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implainsite is on the right track. Set your menu css to a z-index that will ensure it stays on top of any and future content divs i.e. 1000, then set your content to a z-index lower, i.e. 10.

z-index ONLY works when a position is declaired first, i.e. position:relative;float:left;z-index:1000;

 
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Update: I have the same issue and have discovered the issue ONLY exists in IE7 and works in IE8, FF, Chrome, and Safari. Go figure ;)

I researched a soltion and discovered that IE incorrectly renders z-index.
The solution is to set the z-index of the next higher parent container to (like) 3000 and then set the z-index of the contianer having the issue to (like) 1000.

Best of Luck

 
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Update: I have the same issue and have discovered the issue ONLY exists in IE7 and works in IE8, FF, Chrome, and Safari. Go figure ;)

Had the exact same issue when setting up a navigation. Not a fan of IE in general!

The solution is to set the z-index of the next higher parent container to (like) 3000 and then set the z-index of the contianer having the issue to (like) 1000.

This also corrected my issues. Not sure what I ended up with for values, but I know they were both over 1000.

 
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i had exactly same issue bugging me only on ie7

i have a dropdown .
i have a div position relative.

when dropdown opened the relative div was overlapped n dropdown.

i gave position relative and z-index 99 to relative element and
position absolute (for aligning drop down options) and z-index 999999999999.

still issue was der.

Thanks in advance.
CH.V.K.Prasad

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