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Php Googlebot detect (adsense)

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Hi E's, Every time I open a page in my site I send information to my database. The problem is I have Google Ad-sense in my page, and sometimes when I open a page Google check Ad-sense, and that opening page (Google check) will write also to my database, and is that situation I want avoid, I just want information from human customer, not from google.
For example today the IP address of Googlebot is "66.249.73.45", and sometimes they change that IP.

What I need is something like this:
if(NOT Googlebot){
mysql_query("insert into table.........
}

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Note: I don't want block googlebot at all, I just don't want them in my database.

How I detect googlebot?

The best regards, JC
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Question by:Pedro Chagas
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Hi you can do following,

if(!NOT strstr(strtolower($_SERVER['HTTP_USER_AGENT']), "googlebot"))
{
    mysql_query("insert into table.........
}

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Thank You!
Naik Durvesh.
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http://stackoverflow.com/questions/677419/how-to-detect-search-engine-bots-with-php
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