I'm currently running movable type for my blog, but am considering moving to WordPress. I set up a test installation in a subdirectory so I could play around with it and get familiar with it before I go 'live.'
For the life of me, I can't figure out how to get pretty permalinks working (/year/month/day/postname/). I've created a blank .htaccess file and put that in my test directory. I've checked with my host and made sure that mod_rewrite is enabled. When I change the permalink settings, WordPress seems to accept the changes, and reflects the new links when I view the main page. However, these links don't actually work. In addition, no changes/additions are shown in the .htaccess file in my temp directory.
How can I get this working?