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Dreamweaver Sprymenubar hangs on first use on smartphone or IPad

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I have created a website using Dreamweaver CS3 and I have a problem with the menubar.

It works fine with a windows computer but when I use it with my Android smartphone or Ipad the menu does not work properly.  When you touch a menu item with a submenu (e.g.PRODUCTS) for the first time after landing on the page  it will change to blue (mouseover colour) but the dropdown menu does not appear.  If you then select another menu item e.g. SEARCH) it works perfectly and the  first one then works.  All subsequent menu touches work so long as you dont leave the page.

Very strange and rather annoying.  Any ideas please.  Webpage is  www.sowter.co.uk/ix3.php
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Jason C. LevineDon't talk to me.

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Spry is very, very old.  It predates all modern and mobile browsers currently in use and is no longer in active development. I wouldn't use it for any modern site.
Brian SowterTechnical Director

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Jason   Thank you very much for the info...I did not realize this.   What would you recommend. Should I upgrade to DW CS6?
Jason C. LevineDon't talk to me.

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If you upgrade to anything after CS5, Spry will be gone along with a lot of the other wizard-based tools you may be relying on.  I would download it under the free trial or try Dreamweaver CC to see what they've changed before committing any money.

As far as a Spry replacement, use JQuery.  It's mature, up-to-date, and has a huge community following it and creating ready-to-deploy things for it (such as response menus).
Brian SowterTechnical Director

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Commented:
Would you recommend slimMenu?

I seems to be adequate for me and not too difficult to understand.

http://adnantopal.github.io/slimmenu/#
Don't talk to me.
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Looks fine.  If you understand how to use it and configure it, that 90% of the battle.  Just make sure you test it on mobile devices and also check pages with "Fetch As Googlebot" from Google Webmasters Tools to make sure it devolves into a nice unordered list when javascript it disabled.
Brian SowterTechnical Director

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I tried SlimMenu without instant success. I think I will try Spry using CS5 on the free trial.  My site uses SellerDeck for the eCommerce part which also uses Spry.