If you fill this in, the default copyright notice in the footer will be replaced with the text here. It will not automatically update from year to year. Use © to display ©. You can use other HTML as well. Use to hide the copyright notice.
Footer Widget Area
You can also add a widget area to the Footer. Details of widget areas are found in the Widget Areas and Widgets article.
Footer HTML Area
You can add HTML to the Footer HTML areas in the specialized Header and Footer HTML sections of the Header and Footer sections under the Content panel. This must be HTML markup code (including WP shortcodes), and will be inserted into the header (#header) and footer (#colophon) areas.