Marketcheck
The Marketcheck service is available in Motors VIN Decoder Pro version of the plugin

About Marketcheck Service

Marketcheck's automotive data covers 6 years of inventory across the US and Canada. Each day they crawl over 50k dealer websites to deliver the most comprehensive and up-to-date depictions of market activity available anywhere. Individual listing records show year, make, model, and trim, with VIN-level histories, showing the most recent time the car showed up online back to the earliest, with every change that occurred over that time. Car types include new, used, certified, lease, auction, and private sellers. Equipment breakdowns give fuel type, engine size, transmission, color, driveline, and body style with links back to the VDP of the source we obtained the information from.
To get the Marketcheck API key, refer to Marketcheck official website and register.
After activating the Motors theme and Motors VIN Decoder Pro plugin, each customer is required to set an account in Marketcheck platform and buy their service and the platform will provide the API key.

How to set up the Marketcheck Decoder in the plugin

In order to set up the Marketcheck settings in our plugin, you will need the API key to decode VINs. To take it, log in their platform with your password and buy their service. There are different pricing plans, due to your status choose one of them.
You can review the Marketcheck API Service pricing plans and API documentation.
The following steps should be taken to set up Marketcheck Service:
  1. 1.
    Go to the VIN Decoder Specification Providers section in the plugin, then go to Marketcheck Settings:
2. Enable API method Marketcheck Make Default button and insert your API key for a specification
3. After inserting the necessary API key, click the Save Changes button.
4. Insert the plugin's specific shortcode [stm_motors_vin_decoders] into the desired page and begin to use the Marketcheck Services
You can review how to use a shortcode in the Insert Shortcode Into Page section of this manual.

Sample Example

You can use any theme to check how the Motors VIN Decoder Plugin is working independently. As an example, we used a simple WordPress plugin Twenty-twenty theme.
Let's see the example of the car detailed information using Marketcheck VIN Service:
After inserting the shortcode into some desired page, you can see the VIN input field to apply the process
Enter any available VIN number to check and click Apply:
You will the result of car specifications:
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