Mercado Pago Gateway: Configuration
Unfortunately Mercado Pago's Gateway Configuration Section is not currently translated to english. Nonetheless this guide will be helpful to you to understand the configuration flow.
From Mercado Pago's backoffice you are able to configure both your merchant IDs and commercial agreements with acquirers or issuers in case of promotions.
To do this, please visit the Configuración section:
In the Configuración → Nº de comercio section you will se the list of the Merchant IDs created. From this list you can create more or administrate the ones already created.
Creating a Merchant ID
When pressing the Agregar Nº comercio button you will see the following section:
Fill in the necessary information and press the Continuar button.
Done! Your merchant ID was created
By default, each Merchant ID created is deactive. You need to activate it later when you are ready to process payments.
What is the
ID externo (External ID) and how can I use it?
This field is related to the technical integration. Its purpose is to quickly identify a Merchant ID.
If you don't know what to put here you can leave it blank. Your development team will address whether its needed it or not.
Editing a Merchant ID
By pressing on a list item you can go to the edition view:
Here you will be able to edit any information you need.
Deleting a Merchant ID
Is not possible to delete a Merchant ID. Only deactivate it.
Commercial Agreements (payment methods)
The commercial agreements can be managed from the Configuración → Medios de pago section. You will see there is a tab for Gateway and another for Aggregator.
Custom agreements (Gateway Model)
In this section you will be able to manage your payment methods related to your commercial agreements
Creating a payment method
By pressing the Agregar medio de pago button you will reach the following:
Continue by pressing the Continuar button:
Here you need to select which Merchant IDs are valid for the payment method just created.
Done! Your payment method was created
By default, each payment method created is available on the test environment (Sandbox). You need to activate it later when you are ready to process payments in production.
Editing a payment method
By pressing on a list item of the payment methods you can go into the edit view. There you will be able to edit any information you want.
Deleting a payment method
Is not possible to delete a payment method. Only deactivate it.
Mercado Pago's agreements (Aggregator Model)
In this section you will be able to manage Mercado Pago's payment methods
Deactivating a payment method
By pressing on a list item of the payment methods you can go into the edit view:
Deactivate the agreements you don't want to offer.
If you want to deactivate an entire payment method deselect all the items in the list.
Do you need help?
Get in touch with your sales representative.