Mercado Pago Payment Gateway

Important Note: Mercado Pago Payment Gateway add-on will only work if ARMember plugin is installed with version 6.7 or higher.

You can find this plugin from ARMember -> Add-ons. When this plugin get activated to your site, you will get an additional option in ARMember -> General Settings -> Payment Gateways.

Do settings by filling required details to enable this payment gateway for users.

Important Notes :

  1. Mercadopago Payment Gateway add-on will only work if ARMember plugin is installed with version 6.7 or higher.

  2. Mercadopago supports only free trial with Auto-Debit recurring payment

    Mercadopago supports only daily and monthly with Auto-Debit recurring payment.

Installation & Activation

You can install plugin in following two ways. and ARMember – ARMember – Mercado Pago plugin requires ARMember Plugin (6.7 or higher) installed and active.

New install via FTP

  1. Download the plugin and extract it. You will find a directory armembermercadopago.
  2. In your WordPress installation directory, upload armembermercadopago to wp-content/plugins/
  3. Activate the ARMember - ARMember - Mercadopago plugin through the Plugins menu from WordPress admin panel.

New install via the WordPress Uploader

  1. Download the plugin.
  2. Log in to your WordPress admin panel
  3. Go to Plugins -> Add New -> Upload
  4. Click on “choose file” and browse the download package. When the plugin uploads successfully, click on Activate Plugin.

Steps to Setup Mercadopago For Your Website

Let’s setup ARMember – Mercadopago payment gateway for your website :

  1. When plugin activated then Mercadopago section will be display in ARMember -> General Settings -> Payment Gateways.

    Please see below screen.

    General Settings - Mercado Pago

  2. First of all need to activate the Mercado Pago payment gateway so you will be able to insert Public Key and Access Token. For activation click on active button.

  3. If you do not have Mercado Pago account then create it.

    For Live / Sandbox account Click here.

  4. In the Mercado Pago admin panel, access Your integrations and select your application. If you haven’t created an application yet, please click on Create App and create one.

    Configure Plan Screen

    • Enter your Application Name.

      Please make sure to select “Pagos online” or “Online Payments”

      In integration please select “CheckoutAPI”.

    Configure Plan Screen

  5. Once the app is created you will be redirected to the app panel where you can find all the details such as your Public key, Access Token.

    Now to generate Secret Signature. You can go to WebHook URL and paste the Webhook URL mentioned in theARMember -> General Settings -> Payment gateways.

    Select all the events and click on Generate/Simulate. Depending on the mode you choose it is advisable to Select Production mode for live payments.

    Configure Plan Screen

  6. Add your credentials in ARMember payment Gateway settings and click on save button.

  7. After setup Mercado Pago payment gateway you will be able to see Mercado Pago payment in your Plan + Signup Page in ARMember and set it for the plan.

    Please see below screen.

    Configure Plan - Mercado Pago

    In above screen display all active payment gatewey with Mercadopago

  8. Mercado Pago support for one time and plan with subscription payment with Mercadopago

  9. When member submit ARMember setup form then page will be redirected to Mercado Pago Payment Gateway and there you can make payment and after successfully proceed payment process, page will be redirected back to your site.

    Front end screenshot.

    Configure Plan Screen

    Configure Plan Screen