Genesis version 1.6.1 is a minor bug fix release.
The following are specific changes made in this update.
Genesis 1.6.1 REQUIRES WordPress 3.1 to function properly
Minor CSS fixes in style.css
Fixed issue with robots meta tags not being output in the
NOTE: If you have made any changes directly to files in the /genesis/ folder, upgrading will overwrite these changes. Therefore, we recommend that you NEVER make changes this way. Alternatively, use the CSS in the child theme folder to make stylistic modifications, and use the proper PHP files in the child theme folder, along with the Genesis Hook system, to make functional/output modifications.
Using the Automatic Upgrader
Click the “upgrade now” link in the update notification at the top your your dashboard page.
Confirm the upgrade.
After the new version is installed, click the link to complete the upgrade.
Before you upgrade anything, make sure you have backup copies of your child theme.
Delete the old genesis folder from your wp-content/themes directory
Unzip and upload the new genesis folder to your wp-content/themes directory
Log into the dashboard to complete the upgrade process.
Child Theme Changes
If you are upgrading from 1.4.1 or below, and have built a child theme and used the @import method to use the default Genesis styles with your child theme, you will want to pay attention to the possible effects the rewritten stylesheet may have on your site. Otherwise, we’ve taken special precautions to make sure no default markup changes took place, and fallback methods are in place for those of you not using Custom Menus.
WordPress 3.1 or higher
The same minimum system requirements as WordPress