Installation

Overview

This guide describes how to integrate Affirm into your Magento 2 eCommerce platform and offer Affirm as a payment option to your customers.

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Recommendations

  • Install the extension in your sandbox or staging environment before pushing it live
  • Keep a copy of your Magento store and database to ensure you can revert to the version before the installation
  • You may need to re-index all the produce and category tables after extension installation

Install the extension

You have two options for installing the Magento 2 Affirm extension. Both options also upgrade the extension using the exact same steps described below.

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Please see the additional instructions for Magento 2.2 and lower.

Install using Composer

1. Retrieve your Magento authentication keys.
2. In the Magento 2 root directory, enter the following commands using the command line:

composer require affirm/magento2
composer update
php bin/magento setup:upgrade
php bin/magento setup:di:compile

3. Clear the Magento 2 cache to use the default Magento 2 Affirm configuration. For Magento 2.2 and lower an Affirm Module version 2.1.5 will be used.


Install using Command Line

1. Download the extension

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Ensure the correct release is compatible with your version of Magento 2

2. If it doesn't exist, create the directory Magento2_root/app/code/Astound/Affirm/.
3. Unzip the extension and move all the files to Magento2_root/app/code/Astound/Affirm/.
4. In the Magento 2 root directory, run the following command to verify that Astound_Affirm exists in List of disabled modules:

php bin/magento module:status

5. In the Magento 2 root directory, run the following commands:

php bin/magento module:enable Astound_Affirm
php bin/magento setup:upgrade

6. Clear the Magento 2 cache to use the default Magento 2 Affirm configuration.


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