bootstrap 3: dropdown-menu opening under content.

Wow. This is a real puzzler.

In mobile, click on the search glyphicon at the top of the page to the right of the DONATE button. I'm using dropdown-menu and it's stacked behind the rest of the page content. I've tried so many threads that suggest using z-index  but it doesn't seem to matter if I apply z-index:9999 to the dropdown-menu container and z-index:1 to what's below it, the dropdown-menu is still hiding behind the content below.

Currently, I've got <div class="navbar navbar-default navbar-static-top" style="position:relative;z-index:99999;"> (line 114)
<div id="page" class="hfeed site" style="position:relative;z-index:888;"> (line 145).

I've tried these combos all over the place -same result.

I need the search box contained inside the dropdown-menu div to appear over the logo (and then I'm going to try to stretch it to 100% width.)
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phillystyle123Author Commented:
update: added position:fixed to line 115:

<div id="menu-item-131" class="menu-item-131 dropdown" style="background:tan;position:fixed;width:25px;height:25px;left:100px;top:10px;z-index:9999;">

and the dropdown-menu is now stacked properly (on top of everything else). But, it doesn't work in IOS (I'm using 8, but I think it's the same for the other operating systems). Is there a workaround?
Tom BeckCommented:
Try taking the class topBar out of the first div below the body. This one:
<div class="container-fluid">
And moving class topBar into the <nav> tag. It fixed the problem in iOS on my system.
<nav role="navigation" class="main-navigation navAbove topBar" id="site-navigation">

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phillystyle123Author Commented:
dude-perfecto! thanks so much -was banging my head against the wall for hours with this one.
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