Enable SEO URLs in WordPress

In this Post i’ll explain (and find out) howto enable SEO Urls in WordPress.
Which is actually extremely easy and included in the default installation (using Version 3.6.1 currently)

Just enter your Settings->Permalink Menuentry. On this Page select Post name as URL Scheme. (see the image below)

Permalinks Setting in WordPress

Permalinks Setting in WordPress

When you save the Settings wordpress will try to update your .htaccess File. When not able to do it will provide you with the Settings that need to be changed in it.
Add this to your .htaccess File (if not already included)

RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
RewriteRule . /index.php [L]

If you are your own Server Admin you might also have to enable the mod_rewrite module.
The Debian way would be:

a2enmod rewrite