This feature is available on our 3.4.0 release and on all sites hosted at Yclas.com

Vehicle Data can be used in a car dealer website, a marketplace or any classifieds website where people can buy and sell cars. This is a new and important feature because it lets the owners of the websites and their users to list and search for vehicles without having to maintain and update the vehicle information (year, model and make). Also, new cars and models will be automatically available.

Quick configuration

  1. Login to your admin panel
  2. Go to Classifieds -> Custom Fields and press Templates.
  3. Select Type: Car and choose the categories you want the fields to be applied in the input below. Leave the categories input empty if you want the fields to be applied to all the categories of your website.
  4. Press Create

This action will automatically enable CarQuery on Settings -> General -> CarQuery and create all the custom fields related to a car dealer website: forsaleby, adtype, year, make, model, othermake, kilometers, bodytype, transmission, drivetrain, color, fueltype and type.

Manual configuration

Enable CarQuery

  1. Login to your admin panel
  2. Go to Settings -> General -> CarQuery
  3. Enable CarQuery and press Save

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Create the custom fields

Year

  1. Go to Classifieds -> Custom Fields
  2. Press New Field
  3. Enter year in the Name input and in the Type input, choose Select. This is important in order to have the desired functionality.
  4. Fill the other fields.
  5. Press Create

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Make

  1. Go to Classifieds -> Custom Fields
  2. Press New Field
  3. Enter make in the Name input and in the Type input, choose Select. This is important in order to have the desired functionality.
  4. Fill the other fields.
  5. Press Create

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Model

  1. Go to Classifieds -> Custom Fields
  2. Press New Field
  3. Enter model in the Name input and in the Type input, choose Select. This is important in order to have the desired functionality.
  4. Fill the other fields.
  5. Press Create

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How it works

Now CarQuery is enabled and the required fields are created. You, the car dealers/owners or the person who publish the car information will find three dropdown menus in the “publish new” page, Year, Make and Model. First, select a Year, which will . Then select the manufacturer from the Make

  1. Year: when you select a year, the software automatically retrieves the car manufacturers of that year and makes them available in the Make dropdown menu.
  2. Make: select the manufacturer to make all of its models available in the model dropdown menu.
  3. Model: select the model of the car.

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