Magento 1.x Plugin Installation (via FTP)

Note: The following steps are intended for Magento 1.7 or earlier users. If you are using Magento 1.8 or later, we strongly recommend using our Installation via the Magento Marketplace guide.
Note: These steps require reasonable technical understanding. If you get stuck, send us a message via and our support team will get back to you as soon as possible!

Downloading the Plugin Package

Go to Dynamic Creative's free Magento Integration plugin found on the Magento Marketplace.
Click "Add to Cart" and subsequently go to the checkout and place your order.
Once you have completed your order navigate to your Magento account profile and select My Purchases. Subsequently click Download to download a copy of the Dynamic Creative Ad Builder plugin.

Install the Dynamic Creative API onto your Magento 1.X site

Extract the Dynamiccreative-1.X.X.tgz package in the appropriate folders within the root directory of your Magento 1.X site. (this can be achieved via FTP or a cPanel file browser). This will involve extracting into the following files/folders into your app and skin directories respectively:
  • app/code/community/Dynamiccreative
  • app/design/adminhtml/default/default/template/dynamiccreative
  • app/etc/modules/DynamicCreative_Dcapimodule.xml
  • skin/adminhtml/default/default/images/dynamiccreative
Refresh your Magento cache by navigating to System > Cache Management in your magento admin panel and subsequently select Flush Magento Cache

Create a SOAP/XML-RPC Role and User

Navigate to System > Web Services > SOAP/XML-RPC - Roles

Add a new role, named Dynamic Creative

Select the following fields within the Resources tab: 
Click Save and subsequentlyNavigate to System > Web Services > SOAP/XML-RPC - Users.
Create a new user, enter in your information (choose a secure username and password). This username and password will be used later in this guide to connect your store to Dynamic Creative Feed Builder.
Click Role tab on the left panel and then check the “Dynamic Creative” role and finally click save.
Your Magento 1.X store is now ready to connect to the Dynamic Creative Ad Platform.

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