I've searched the forums a number of times, but havn't quite found the problem I'm experiencing.
When I add anything in the permlink structure, pages immediately break. All page links in the nav bar are in the form http://site/pagename, however this always gives a 404 error.
If permalinks are in the form /%category%/%postname%/ then I get the WP 404 page, however if permalinks are set as something like /archives/%year....%/%post_id%/ then I get a server 404 page.
Is it possible to get pages to work with permalinks like this? (Sorry if this is an obvious question)
My .htaccess is writeable so no problems there.