I am able to use permalinks by using the following Custom Structure field on the Permalink settings page.
So that it appears like this:
However I tried to shorten the URL so that it does not contain the /index.php
I read that this is possible by removing /index.php from the Custom Structure field like so
So that I get:
However I now get the 404 Page not found error messages when I click on new pages or posts or click on old links.
Is this a problem with my shared hosting server or is this just not possible to do. I have the latest version of WordPress installed. I have not installed any pluggins accept the SEO pluggin.
I am using the following:
PHP version 5.2.9
MySQL client version: 5.0.22
Web Hosting: IX Webhosting