Prerequisites - Prestashop - Mercado Pago Developers


In order to integrate Mercado Pago with PrestaShop, you must meet the requirements below.

ApplicationApplications are the different integrations in one or more stores. You can create an application for each solution you implement to keep everything organized and on track for easier management. Check Dashboard for more information on how to create an application.N/A
Additional configurationRecommended tweaks for better performance and proper functioning of PrestaShop and Mercado Pago module.safe_mode off * memory_limit greater than 256MB (512MB recommended)
Backup copy of your store (recommended)Copy of all information from your store in order to ensure a version without any changes if necessary.We advise you to back up the online store before making any changes. When finished copying, delete all files related to the previous version of the module.
CredenciaisThe credentials are unique passwords with which we identify an integration in your account, and are used to capture payments in virtual stores and other applications securely.To perform tests and ensure the integration works, test credentials will be required. After this step, you will need production credentials to receive actual payments.
DatabaseSets of related files with records about people, places, or things.MySql 5.6 or higher (Oracle or Percona)
EnvironmentHosting ServiceAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP) or LNMP stack.
Extension dependencyExtensions give PHP new abilities, complementing it with more functions.PDO_MySQL, simplexml, mcrypt, hash, GD, DOM, iconv, curl, SOAP (for Webservices API)
Mercado Pago seller accountTo make sales, you need a seller account on Mercado Pago. If you don't have one, click here to create it.Seller account on Mercado Pago
Módulo do Mercado PagoNo Painel Administrativo da sua loja na PrestaShop, acesse o Catálogo de Módulos e procure por Mercado Pago. Em seguida, instale o módulo e procure-o na seção Gerenciador de módulos. Por fim, clique em Ativar para poder integrar o módulo à sua loja.Caso você tenha problemas durante a instalação do módulo e precise entrar em contato com nosso suporte, é possível que você seja solicitado a realizar a instalação de forma manual. Mantenha o módulo sempre atualizado com a última versão para garantir a segurança dos dados e o funcionamento da integração.
Operating systemSystem responsible for managing computer hardware.Linux x86, Windows x86-64
PrestaShopE-commerce platform with open source software, which allows any user to create and develop a commercial website. Click here for more information.Required 1.7.x or higher.
PHP VersionPHP is a widely used programming language for web application development. For more information, click here.PHP 5.6 or up for PrestaShop 1.7
SSLProtocol that allows you to establish secure communications over the Internet for activities such as browsing, e-mailing, and other data transfers.SSL certificate
Web ServerSoftware responsible for accepting HTTP requests from clients, typically browsers, and serving them with HTTP responsesApache 2.x, Nginx 1.7.x

If all prerequisites are met, you can install the Mercado Pago module on the PrestaShop platform.