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You are missing the Template: definition in your stylesheet header. This is the folder name of the parent theme For instance, a child theme of the bundled theme will have the Template: defined as Template: twentyfifteen
To get a list of categories when you visit yoursite.com/topics or even the default yoursite.com/categories (doesn't matter; it's not a link structure related issue) you have to have a template for this. It's like a sitemap. If you want to show a sitemap on your front-end, you'll have to have a sitemap template. In this case, it's a category archive what ...
The simple and quickest solution is showing categories list by using sitemap plugin with short-code. For example this plugin WP Sitemap Page. Install it and place shortcode on page. Second option is create page template for category list. Using wp_list_categories() Thanks
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