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To use the Mercado Pago integration with WooCommerce on a WordPress site, you must comply with the requirements below.

RequirementsDescriptionSpecifications
Additional settingsRecommended tweaks for better performance and proper functioning of PrestaShop and Mercado Pago module.safe_mode off * memory_limit greater than 256MB (512MB recommended)
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
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.
CredentialsThe 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), MariaDB 10.0 or higher.
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
Mercado Pago pluginLog in to your Wordpress account and in your account Dashboard, click Plugins > Add New. Use the search bar on the right to search for "Mercado Pago" and, after locating the Mercado Pago Payments for WooCommerce plugin, click on Install now. After the installation is complete, click the Enable button.If you have problems installing the module and need to contact our support, it is possible that you will be asked to perform the installation manually. Always keep the plugin up to date with the latest version to ensure data security and integration operation.
Operating systemSystem responsible for managing computer hardware.Linux x86, Windows x86-64
PHP versionPHP is a widely used programming language for web application development. For more information, click here.PHP 7.x
Security copy (recommended)Copy of all your store information in order to guarantee an unaltered version if necessary.We advise you to back up your online store before making any changes. When copying is complete, delete all files related to the previous version of the plugin.
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
WooCommerceWordPress plugin that allows you to create virtual stores from open source. Click here for more information.Required version: 5.9.x or higher. Proved up to 7.1.x
WordPressOnline tool for the creation of shops, websites and blogs. Click here to create your account.Required installation version: 5.6.x or higher. Proved up to 6.1.x