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Personal Profile

The information in your personal profile identifies you as a vendor in Commerce Marketplace, and includes your background, image, contact information, and social network addresses. The Personal Profile page initially appears when you set up your Marketplace account as an individual. From your Marketplace account, the Personal Profile is located on the Developer Portal tab under My Information.

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The following instructions walk you through the process of completing your personal profile. All fields are required, unless marked “Optional”.

Step 1: Before you begin

Prepare an image for your personal profile that is 255 pixels square, and saved as one of the following file types: JPG, GIF, or PNG.

Step 2: Complete your personal background

  1. Enter your First Name and Last Name.

  2. To upload the image that you have prepared to your personal profile, do one of the following:

    • Drag the image to the box.
    • Click Update Image. Then, navigate to the image in your file system, and upload it to your profile.
  3. Take note that a unique Magento ID is assigned to your account.

  4. Enter a brief description of your background as a Magento developer in the Bio box. To change the height of the text box, drag the lower-right corner into position.

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Step 3: Enter your contact information

  1. Enter the URL of your Personal Website.

  2. Enter the Screen Name that you want to use when communicating with others on the Magento site.

  3. Enter the Personal Email address to be associated with your account.

  4. In the Vendor Name field, enter the vendor-name part of the Name field from your composer.json file.

    Name: <vendor-name> / <package-name>

    This unique identifier is used to identify your Marketplace vendor account, and must exactly match the Vendor Name in your personal profile.

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Step 4: Enter your personal address

Complete the following fields that make up your personal address:

  • Country
  • Street Address, Apt/Suite
  • ZIP, City, State / Province
  • Phone Number

To complete the Phone Number, choose the flag for your country code. Then, enter the area code and phone number.

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Enter the link to each professional social network that you want to include in your personal profile.

  • GitHub
  • Stack Exchange
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn

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Step 6: Activate your account

  1. When the required fields are complete, click Save.

  2. When prompted, enter your PayPal Email address.

    Important: This payment information is required of all developers, even those who make their extensions available at no charge. Magento sends your revenue share on a monthly basis to PayPal account.

    Look for the confirmation email that is sent to the email address associated with the account. To activate your account and gain access to the Developer Portal, click the link in the email.

Field Descriptions

Field Description
First Name Your first name, as it is to appear in your Marketplace listing.
Last Name Your last name, as it is to appear in your Marketplace listing.
Update Image The image for your Marketplace personal profile can be dragged to your profile.
Size - 255 x 255 pixels
Supported file types: JPG, GIF, or PNG
Mage ID Your Magento ID is an automatically assigned when your account is created and identifies you throughout the Magento system.
Bio A brief description of your expertise and interests. You might begin with a couple of sentences to give a brief overview, and finish it later with a more detailed description of your background, expertise, and experience. If you use a word processor to compose and spell check your bio, make sure to save it as text before pasting it into your profile. Maximum characters - 1,958, including spaces.

Contact Information

Field Description
Personal Website The URL of your personal website.
Personal Email Your personal email address.
Screen Name The name that you want to use when communicating with others on
Personal Address  
Country The country where you reside.
Street Address The street address that is used by postal and shipping carriers for deliveries.
Apt/Suite Your apartment or suite number, if applicable.
ZIP The ZIP or postal code where you reside.
City The city where you reside.
State The state or province where you reside.
Phone Your personal phone number. Choose the flag for your country code. Then, enter the area code and phone number.

Social Networks

Field Description
GitHub (Optional) The user name that is associated with your GitHub account.
Stack Exchange (Optional) The URL of your Stack Exchange profile. For example:
Twitter (Optional) The user name associated with your Twitter account.
Facebook (Optional) The URL of your Facebook profile. For example:
LinkedIn (Optional) The URL of your LinkedIn profile. For example: