I previously asked the question "why to my permalinks all contain /index.php/ and was informed that I have the "Nearly Pretty" permalink structure because mod_rewrite is not available on the host.
However, I have subsequently contacted the host provider and they tell me that mod_rewrite is indeed active.
1. How do I confirm that mod_rewrite is active (I have cPanel access to the host only)
2. If mod_rewrite is active, then is there anything else preventing the "Pretty Permalinks" from being active? eg. incorrect file/folder permissions ???