In order to integrate Mercado Pago with PrestaShop, you must meet the requirements below.
|Mercado Pago Seller Account||To 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|
|PrestaShop||E-commerce platform with open source software, which allows any user to create and develop a commercial website. Click here for more information.||Required 1.6.x or higher.|
|Credentials||The 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.|
|Environment||Hosting Service||AMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP) or LNMP stack.|
|Operating system||System responsible for managing computer hardware.||Linux x86, Windows x86-64|
|Web Server||Software responsible for accepting HTTP requests from clients, typically browsers, and serving them with HTTP responses||Apache 2.x, Nginx 1.7.x|
|PHP Version||PHP is a widely used programming language for web application development. For more information, click here.||PHP 5.6 up to 7.1 for PrestaShop 1.6 |
PHP 5.6 or up for PrestaShop 1.7
|Database||Sets of related files with records about people, places, or things.||MySql 5.6 or higher (Oracle or Percona)|
|Extension dependency||Extensions give PHP new abilities, complementing it with more functions.||PDO_MySQL, simplexml, mcrypt, hash, GD, DOM, iconv, curl, SOAP (for Webservices API)|
|Additional configuration||Recommended tweaks for better performance and proper functioning of PrestaShop and Mercado Pago plugin.||safe_mode off * memory_limit greater than 256MB (512MB recommended)|
|SSL||Protocol that allows you to establish secure communications over the Internet for activities such as browsing, e-mailing, and other data transfers.||SSL certificate|
|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 plugin.|
If all prerequisites are met, you can install the Mercado Pago plugin on the PrestaShop platform.