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Tapbuy Magento plugin

Prior to installing the module, please register with Tapbuy ( so that your account can be approved. You should do this before starting any module installation.

In this guide, you will learn the process for installing the Tapbuy Module for Magento.

This module will supply Shopping feeds with a source feed of your product data, which will then be used and manipulated for outgoing sales via Tapbuy, keeping up-to-date User Accounts, Product Data, Inventory, Order and Order fulfillment.

Installation generally takes 5 minutes or less.

Conditions: This module is compatible for all using Magento 1.3 and higher.


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Install the app

Unzip the archive in your Magento root directory (same level as “app”).

Activate the app

Head to System → Configuration → Advanced

Magento app activation

Make sure that Tapbuy, Mage_Api and Mage_Api2 are set to Enable then click Save Config. note: if “Tapbuy” is not listed here, try to refresh the Magento cache.

Head to System → Cache Management

Magento cache management

Click on Select All then select Refresh and press the Submit button.

Create API credentials

Tapbuy uses the native Magento API to sync User Accounts, Product Data, Inventory, Order, and order fulfillment. In order to allow Tapbuy to exchange data with your Magento, we need to create Role and User entity.

Head to System → Web Services → SOAP/XML-RPC - Roles

Click on Add New Role then enter tapbuy in the textfield Role Name and enter your current Magento admin password. Click on Role Ressources.

Magento role ressources

Check Shopping cart, Core, Catalog, Sales, Customers, Catalog Inventory, Tapbuy data, Directory (and all their dependencies) then click Save Role.

Head to System → Web Services → SOAP/XML-RPC - Users

Magento role ressources

Click on Add New User.

Magento add user

Fill out the form,

  • User name: tapbuy

  • First name: tapbuy

  • Last name: expresscheckout

  • Email:

  • Current Admin Password: (enter your current Magento admin password)

  • API Key: (choose any string of characters)

  • API Key confirmation: (confirm the choosen API Key)

Set the Account as Active then click on User Role.

Magento set up user

Select the role we just created: tapbuy then click on Save User.

Tapbuy API credentials

Head to System → Configuration → Services / Tapbuy If an error occured, try to unlog and relog to your Mangeto backend to automatically update the ACL.

Report the Script URL and the Encryption key (available in the Tapbuy backend) and click Save Config.

Mangento API credentials

Enter the Mangeto API User (should be “tapbuy”) and the choosen API Key into the Tapbuy backend during the onboarding process.

Tapbuy customization

Retailer customization is handled by the Tapbuy backend onboarding process at:

Later on, you will be able to update your settings in the Tapbuy settings pannel (Dashboard / Settings).

Store logo recommended format is .png, the maximum accepted logo size is 130x130px.

Main Color

Set up the store main color (hexadecimal code) to customize the Tapbuy front-end experience (buttons, links, titles…).


Delivery options will be retrieved automatically from Magento settings.


Tapbuy supports the following payment gateways:

  • Adyen

  • Android Pay (coming soon…)

  • Apple Pay (coming soon…)

  • Authorize net

  • Be2Bill

  • Braintree

  • Checkout com

  • CyberSource

  • HiPay

  • Ingenico ePayments (Ogone)

  • Paybox

  • Payline

  • Payzen

  • Paypal

  • Stripe

  • WorldLine

  • WorldPay

If your store supports one of those gateways, please provide us the associated credentials. If you’re using another gateway, Tapbuy can integrate your payment gateway within a week. On demand, Tapbuy may process the payment with a default payment gateway (processing fees will apply), please fill your IBAN information in the Tapbuy backend to set up a recurring bank transfer.

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