Integration configuration - WooCommerce - Mercado Pago Developers
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Integration configuration

Once the Mercado Pago plugin for WooCommerce is installed, it needs to be configured. Follow these steps to do so:

  1. Access your Wordpress account.
  2. Go to your account dashboard and click on Plugins > Installed Plugins.

Add plugin

  1. Search for Mercado Pago in the search bar on the right.
  2. The search result will display the Mercado Pago plugin. Click on Configure plugin.

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Next, we'll explain how to configure each item of the plugin.

Integrate store with Mercado Pago

  1. Click on 1. Enter your credentials to integrate your store with Mercado Pago.

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  1. Now, you need to link your Mercado Pago account to your store using your credentials. In the Mercado Pago admin panel, access Your integrations and select your application. If you haven't created an application yet, refer to the Developer Dashboard documentation to learn how to do it.
The credentials are responsible for identifying the payment-receiving account for your store. If you don't enter your credentials in the store's admin panel, you'll be automatically redirected to configure this step. Remember, activating payment methods will only be possible after successfully entering your credentials.
  1. Click on Production credentials in the left menu. Copy the access_token and the public_key.

Production credentials

  1. Enter your production credentials access_token and public_key in the Production credentials field, being careful not to reverse the fields when copying and pasting the credentials.
  2. In your application, click on Test credentials in the left menu. Copy the access_token and the public_key.

Test credentials

  1. Also, enter the test credentials access_token and public_key in the Test credentials field, being careful not to reverse the fields when copying and pasting the credentials.


  1. Click on Save and continue.
Renew your credentials as necessary, referring to the documentation as a guide. After renewal, it's essential to update them in the WooCommerce panel. Remember: when changing your Mercado Pago account password, you need to renew your credentials. To do this, delete the old credentials from the panel, copy the new ones, and enter them in the store's admin panel.

Customize business

In the 2. Customize your store information section, you have the possibility to provide specific details about your store, providing a more comprehensive experience for customers with additional information.

  • Store name on customer invoices: Enter your store name. If this field is empty, the customer's purchase will be identified as "Mercado Pago" on the invoice.
  • Identification in Mercado Pago Activities: In Mercado Pago Activities, you will see the term entered in this field before the order number.
  • Store category: Enter the category of your store's products. If you can't find a suitable category, select "Other categories".


Advanced options

In Advanced integration options, click on View advanced options and configure the options related to your store's integration with Mercado Pago.

  • IPN URL: Enter the URL to receive payment notifications.
  • Integrator ID: Enter your partner integrator_id from the <dev>program of Mercado Pago. If you're not yet a member of the program, visit the page for more information.
  • Debug and log mode: Enable this option to allow logging of your store's activities, enabling more efficient support and better debugging of technical issues.
To access your store's logs, return to the administrative panel of the plugin under WooCommerce > Mercado Pago and click on "Need help?". Within this component, follow step 4 to locate and download the error history. On the error history page, you will have access to all logs available for download.


Finally, click on Save and continue.