Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get my API Testing information for Canada Post 2.0?

Part I : Obtaining the API Keys.

1. Go the Canada Post site (www.canadapost.ca).
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Click on the Business Solutions Tab dropdown, Select Developer Program


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This will take you to your Business API keys. 

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We need to copy the Development API key and use it for our testing configuration in the module. I recommend copying them to a text editor (e.g. Notepad), as we will need them later when we set up the module.




Part II : Configuring the Module

1. Log into the Admin Panel of your site and navigate to the configuration menu (System > Configuration).
2. On the left hand side, click on Shipping Methods and open the configuration options for the Canada Post module.
3. Scroll down until you see the setting for API X (Testing), where X is either called Login, Password, or URL.
4. Insert your information as follows:
API URL (Testing) : https://ct.soa-gw.canadapost.ca/
API Login (Testing) : <paste the first part of the API Key here (before the colon : )>
API Password (Testing) : <paste the second part of the API Key here (after the colon : )>

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5. After we save the configuration, scroll down and now you can enable Test Mode for the module.

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6. Finally Save Config again. If needed, go to System > Cache Management and refresh the cache to let the changes take effect.


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