How to Add an Image to the Sidebar or Footer

  1. Go to Appearance > Widgets (or Appearance > Customize > Widgets if you want to see your changes live)
  2. Add an Image widget to the Primary Sidebar or one of the Footer widget areas (Footer 1, Footer 2, Footer 3)
  3. Inside the Image widget, click the Add Image button
  4. Choose a photo you’ve previously uploaded to your media, or upload a new image to add to the Image widget
  5. Click the Add to Widget button on the bottom right hand corner
  6. You should now see your image inside the widget
  7. Underneath your image, you can add a URL if you'd like the image to link to a page
  8. Save!

Here's an example of the Image widget being used to display a photo in the Primary Sidebar: