How to Add WordPress Widgets in the default Sidebar or footer area.
To do this you will have to be in the WordPress Administration Screen or back-end. Everything in WordPress is controlled here and access to everything can be accessed here.
Look down the left hand panel until you see Appearance, while hovering make yourself familiar with the layout of the back-end.
Hovering over Appearance reveals such treats as Themes and Widgets.WordPress Appearance Options
Click Widgets to reveal another window.Available Widgets Screen
From here click your choosen widget and add to blog widgets or footer widgets.
Blog corresponds to sidebar and footer is the bottom of the screen usually 4 widgets to a footer area.
Configure your Blog Widgets once in position. Test everything mix and match widgets experiment with your widget screen.