The footer comes in two sections. The first section contains the footer widgets. The second section contains the copyright text. To set up these sections do the following:
Step 1: Go to Aardvark > Theme Options > General > Footer > Footer Image.
Step 1: Go to Appearance > Widgets and drag and drop widgets from the Available Widgets panel over to the five footer widget areas on the right.
Step 2: Each footer widget area represents a new column in the footer
Step 1: To replace the default copyright text, go to Aardvark > Theme Options > General > Footer add your own text in Copyright Text text box.