In order to automatically update your divi theme, elegant themes offers an convenient Divi theme updater plugin. Here is how you find and use it.
1. API key for automatic divi theme updates
First you need to get your API key from your elegant themes account. You find the API key section after you log in at your elegant themes account. Click on Account and then on Your API Key.
2. Download Divi theme updater plugin
You find the download to the elegant theme updater plugin at our directly at the website of our affiliate partner Elegant Themes: http://www.elegantthemes.com/gallery/divi/documentation/update-legacy/
3. Enter API Key in WordPress
After you have downloaded and activated the elegant themes updater plugin, you finally need to connect WordPress with your elegant themes account. For this, go to settings in your WordPress Dashboard and then to general. Scroll down to the end of the page and you will find a field to enter your elegant themes user name and your API key. Save and you should now have successfully implemented the Divi theme updater plugin. Finally, go to themes and see if there is a new version of Divi available.
4. Do you need the Elegant Themes updater plugin to update the Divi Theme?
You can update the Divi theme through the Divi Theme options in your WordPress dashboard. But if you use Elegant Themes plugins on themes from other provider, you then have to install the Elegant Themes updater plugin in order to update plugins such as Bloom or the Divi Builder.