As of June 2017 transferring ownership of Google Analytics accounts is accomplished by adding a new user with administrative permissions, then deleting the previous user.
To add a new user with administrative permissions:
Click Admin at the bottom of the left navigation menu to view the Administration page.
From there, select the account, then click User ...
Click on Admin (top right), then on the account you would like to transfer. Click on the Users tab, then New User button. Enter an email address, select Administrator option, and click Add User. Now the user that was just added can remove you from the account, effectively transferring everything.
There are old posts floating around that make it seem ...
Since I'm doing this, I'll provide an answer to help others. I'll update as I go through the process.
Before you start
To be safe, I added my personal gmail as a full admin user to every service I use. This is easy to do for a lot of Google services like Analytics and Webmaster Tools.
Go to your Google Account page to see where you are using your account ...
https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/1006253?hl=en explains how they compute the average visit duration: in short the formula is (The time of the first hit on the last page - the first hit on the first page) / (number of visited pages).
Regarding your second question pertaining to your graph, try https://stackoverflow.com/q/15841370/395857
Please note that when you view In-Page Analytics, it displays the current URL at the top left:
Google Analytics allows you to override that URL with a custom one when a user views your website. For the specifics, you can check out the question How can I set a Page Title with Google Analytics?
You can simply check if this is the case, by looking at any ...
HTTP cookies are the most common. They are usually written and read by the site you are visiting (the "first party"), but also (depending on your browser and browser settings) written and read by third-party elements on the page you are visiting.
Also common are small image elements, served from various tracking servers (these are common in commercial ...
Go to https://www.google.com/analytics
Click the profile that you want to edit
Click Admin on the right hand side of the screen
Click the name of the profile from the profiles tab
Click the profile settings tab
On the bottom right of the screen click the Delete this profile link and go through the confirmation steps
Note that this will permanently delete ...
You can move your Google Analytics account to a different Google Account by making that Google Account a second administrator to your Analytics account:
Sign in to your Google Analytics account
Click Access Manager
From the Existing Access table click Add User
Enter your alternate Google Account's email address, last name, and
Select Account ...
Some things to keep in mind:
Tracking subdomains, as referencing in links provided by Whitingx, is a different matter than tracking subdirectories within your website, and requires changes to your GA tracking code. Filtering for directories does not.
Using the Advanced Segments method mentioned by Mozami will not necessarily isolate the subdirectory you are ...
You can do a filter for /people/\d+/category using the Regex Match and get the totals for that.
Another idea is to setup a filter to standardize these urls removing the user id so you get cleaner reports. You can create a new profile and setup and advanced filter to transform the url removing the id. That will give you a cleaner report.
Make sure to keep ...
According to this answer in the Google Product Forums, you will get the above message immediately if you have 3rd-party cookies blocked in your browser:
same happend to me until I enabled to accept 3rd partie cookies in firefox!
If you unblock 3rd-party cookies or somehow make an exception rule for Google Tag Manager in your browser, then the preview and ...
Ok. I found the solution. Before logging in, there is a language selection at the bottom-right of the page.
I couldn't find it because it was in Polish... Still can't understand why Google don't use general Google language settings on Google Analytics.
Since the OP also asked if there is a similar free analytics package that allows easy embedding of charts and data, it's worth mentioning Piwik.
It's a Free software project and has pretty good documentation on embedding, seems to be exactly what the OP is looking for.
Custom variable name should be Visitor Type and the value should be Buyer. You need to create a new custom report and drill-down as first dimension should be Visitor Type and the second Dimension shoulde be Custom Variable 1 Value.
With the example above, you didn't know that if he/she is a returning visitor or not.
If you want to analyze exact returning ...
This is covered in the Google help page Delete/Cancel Analytics Accounts:
2. Click the Admin tab at the top right of any Analytics page.
3. Click the account that you want to delete.
4. Click the Account Settings tab.
5. Click the Delete this account link.
Here is what worked for me.
Log in to your AdSense account. In the upper right side of your AdSense account, click on the cog or gear. A dropdown will appear with four selections. Click the top selection, which is Settings.
Once in Settings, the left side menu will change. In the left side menu, click on Access and Authorization. This will open a submenu. ...
It looks like the feature isn't available in Google Analytics at this stage - one of the few places it is noted is in this blog post:
... details that are currently not supported include copy a test and pause
a test. Users only have the option to stop a test but, because this is
a big problem for all users, I expect a quick fix after August 1.
The reason for this is that your browser does not reload the page, when you use hash as a means of local link / on-page anchor.
The Google Analytics code is per default only executed when the page is loaded—and browsers doesn't reload the page when you click on a hash.
No, it shouldn't count it as 2 different URLs. While I'm not 100% on this, you can always check yourself by searching for it in Analytics.
Just go to the Content → Site Content → All Pages and use the search bar in the middle of the page to search for /myUrl#section1 — if nothing comes up then you know the stats are being rolled into /myUrl.
Make sure the Website URL in the Profile Settings doesn't have a trailing slash.
Th urls on the report links are created with the configured profile Website URL + the page path. So you probably have a trailing slash there.
You can't load logs into Google Analytics. The service isn't offered and the data types are different - Analytics collects data from the client side while Apache logs are server side.
To analyse Apache logs, there are a number of tools that you can operate yourself such as AWStats (on your server) or Apache Log Viewer (on the desktop). If you are really ...
You can't import historical data, but there is a Universal Analytics project in beta enabling you to use GA as your warehouse.
Anyway, looks like Piwik has Apache2Piwik import scripts included in distro http://piwik.org/blog/2011/06/import-log-files-piwik/ - you should try this one.
It's their splash screen, and annoyingly it has always been like that. Unfortunately there is no way to skip it without going directly to the /web.
I'd suggest just bookmarking the link to http://www.google.com/analytics/web/, or if you use Chrome, type in the full URL (same as above) and eventually it'll learn to autocomplete to that instead of the splash ...