How to Integrate Mercado Libre with Daton

This subtopic provides step-by-step instructions to create Mercado Libre integrations in Daton, detailing the prerequisites, the integration process, and important notes.


Before starting, ensure you have

  • An active Daton and Mercado Libre developer account.

Important Note:

While authenticating in Daton please use the seller credentials with Admin-level permissions to pull the data.

For more information, see Performing the Authorization.

Task 1: Get your Mercado Libre Client ID and Client Secret

Perform the following steps to get your Mercado Libre Client ID and Client Secret:

  1. Sign in to your Mercado Libre developer account.

  2. Navigate to Profile and click My Apps.

  3. If you already have an app, select it. Otherwise, click on Create New App to add a new one. Please refer to the Mercado Libre authentication documentation for additional details.

  4. Click Edit to access the App Settings.

  5. Both the Client ID and Client Secret corresponding to your app will be displayed.

    Copy and save these credentials as they are essential for establishing a secure integration between Daton and Mercado Libre.

Task 2: Integrate Daton with Mercado Libre

  1. Log in to your Daton account and search for Mercado Libre in the list of Connectors, then click Configure.

  2. Enter or select the following details and click Authenticate:

    • Integration Name (required) Note that the Integration Name will be used to create the integration tables and cannot be modified later.

    • Optionally, add a description to identify the integration.

    • Replication Frequency

    • Replication Start Date

    • Attribution Window (required)

    • Optionally, expand the Advanced Configuration Options section and, based on your requirements, modify the options to control the loading behavior of Daton.

  3. Provide your Mercado Libre Client ID and Client Secret as obtained from Task 1, and hit Authenticate.

  4. You'll be now redirected to the Mercado Libre login page in a new browser tab; proceed to log in to your account and return to your Daton integration tab.

  5. After successful authentication, you will be redirected to the Daton's integration page to choose from the list of available tables. Select the required tables and click Next.

    • Based on your requirement, select specific options for each selected table.

  6. Select the required fields for each table and click Submit.

    • Note that you will be prompted to select the destination for your account.

  7. Select the destination for extracting Mercado Libre data for replication and click Confirm. An integration successful message will be displayed.

Important Note

  • Integrations would begin in the Pending state and change to the Active state once the first job successfully loaded data into the configured warehouse.

  • Users can check job status and process logs from the integration details page by clicking on the integration name in the active list.

  • Users can Re-Authenticate, Edit, Clone, Pause, or Delete the integration at any moment by clicking on settings. You can also adjust the frequency and history of the integration.

  • On the Sources page, click Integration to access each table in your integration. The page also shows the state of each table, the last replicated time, and the Reload access buttons.

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