Connect Prestashop to WMB

Discover in video how to connect your Prestashop to the WMB solution in less than 30 minutes.

A step by step guide, before starting the login process.

  • The configuration of the connection does not require experience in the management of the Prestashop root directory. If you want to be accompanied, contact your Prestashop expert or your developer for help.
  • We recommend that you make your first configuration on a test server.
  • WMB is compatible with the following versions of Prestashop: v1.6.0.4 - v1.7.4.1.
  • As information, the WMB Prestashop connection that you will create will allow you to collect data and send it to the WMB platform from your website without any technical development. Therefore, you can connect WMB by following the steps below.

Basic instructions.

The Prestashop connection used by the Webmarketing Booster solution integrates integrating orders, products, and categories in the WMB platform. WMB provides data stability between its Prestashop platform and the WMB platform. It is possible to adjust the frequency of data import by contacting the WMB support service.

Besides, this article will assist the process of generating an API key that will ensure communication between both platforms.

Creation of the Prestashop API connection (estimated time 15 min).

Before integrating your online store in Prestashop with WMB, you must provide your API username and password. To create your API credentials in Prestashop, you must first create and then configure a web service key, simply follow the 3 steps below.

It is this information that will allow you to send your data to the name of your Prestashop account.

Create a web service key

From your Prestashop back office, follow these steps:

  1. In your Prestashop Admin Panel, go to the Advanced Settings > Web Service page.
  2. To add an API key, click on the "Add service key" button in the upper right corner.

Configure the web service key

In the "Web Services" form, follow these steps:

  1. Fill in the "Password" field, you can generate it automatically using the "Generate" button.
  2. In the "Description" field you can describe the object of the API, we recommend "WMB_API".
  3. In the "Status" field, click "Yes" to activate the password.
  4. In order to guarantee the integrity of the data in the WMB platform, in the field "Permission", it is essential to verify all accesses "See (GET)".
  5. Perform the configuration and click Save to validate and activate the key.

Bravo! You have created the Prestashop login credentials to connect the WMB solution. In the next step, you will copy / paste the API key codes and the password into your WMB account.

Copy the API key from your connector to the WMB platform

In the "Admin API" section, follow these steps:

  1. Return to the platform using your login and password.
  2. Copy / paste the "API key" information from your Prestashop into the fields provided for this purpose in your WMB registration tunnel.

In the next section, you will verify that the communication between WMB and your Prestashop is functional.

Download and install the WMB module (estimated time 5 min).

Download the WMB module here, then start the installation by following the steps of the procedure "Installing a module from the administration panel" described by Prestashop here.

Check the communication between your Prestashop API and the WMB platform.

To verify that the communication between your Prestashop API and the WMB platform is working, access the WMB platform and use the platform validation option and click "Send".

Could you complete the steps? Bravo you have finished, the import is in progress, you will soon be able to use the WMB platform to maximize your profitability from your online sales site.

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