Add an Image or Picture to the Footer Widget

This tutorial describes how to insert an image or photo to the footer widget. This is easiest achieved by inserting an image into the “Text Widget”.

  1. Upload the image you wish to display into your WordPress Media Library. Make note of the Image URL after it has uploaded (ie. http://www.yourwebsite.com/wp-content/uploads/cool-image.jpg)
  2. Visit the ‘Widgets’ section of the Dashboard (Appearance > Widgets)
  3. Drag-and-drop the ‘Text’ widget into the Footer Region of your choice.
  4. Use HTML code to display an image within that area. (sample code provided below)
  5. That’s it. Save and rejoice 🙂

Sample HTML code for image:

 <img src="http://www.yourwebsite.com/wp-content/uploads/cool-image.jpg" alt="">