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You need to add a new site on Google Webmaster Tools and set the domain as https://example.com all the data is being collected there instead.
The theme, per sé, does not matter for SEO as themes are not a ranking factor nor a concept that search engines care about. So choosing an existing theme, editing an existing theme, or creating one from scratch really have no meaning here. HTML/semantic markup is a ranking factor so making sure you optimize that code is important so how well you ...
For long time now, Google adjusts search results according to your search history. You can read about it here: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/54068?hl=en To check ranking you should use a browser with no history, or a ranking tracking software/service.
As others mentioned, you can verify real Googlebots, and this isn't a Googlebot IP address. I double-checked with the team about these requests, and they appear to be for the PageSpeed service, which can act as a cache/proxy for websites. If search engines - like Bing or Google - crawl URLs like that, the service will forward those requests to your website ...
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