# How to add a copy of moderncv footer to an article document class?

I want to create an article document with a footer like the one in moderncv, see image. Does anyone know how I can accomplish this? It doesn't necessarily have to be exactly the same as in moderncv, but something similar.

The relevant part of code in moderncv to create the shown footer is:

\renewcommand*{\makeletterfooter}{%
\setlength{\footerwidth}{0.8\textwidth}%
\fancypagestyle{plain}{%
\fancyfoot[c]{%
\parbox[b]{\footerwidth}{%
\centering%
\vspace{\baselineskip}% forces a white line to ensure space between main text and footer (as footer height can't be known in advance)
\vspace{-\baselineskip}% to cancel out the extra vertical space taken by the name (below) and ensure perfect alignment of letter and cv footers
\strut{\bfseries\upshape\@firstname~\@lastname}\\% the \strut is required to ensure the line is exactly \baselineskip tall
\flushfooter\@firstfooterelementtrue\\}%
\collectionloop{phones}{% the key holds the phone type (=symbol command prefix), the item holds the number
\collectionloop{socials}{% the key holds the social type (=symbol command prefix), the item holds the link
\ifthenelse{\lengthtest{\footerboxwidth=0pt}}{}{\flushfooter}% the lengthtest is required to avoid flushing an empty footer, which could cause a blank line due to the \\ after the address, if no other personal info is used
}}}%
\pagestyle{plain}}


As you can see the footer is part of the usage of package fancyhdr, defined as a centered footer \fancyfoot[c]{...}. \parbox[b] creates a box, centered \centering, with the needed informations for lastname, firstname etc.

So you can create an own footer simplified with:

\fancyfoot[c]{%
\parbox[b]{0.8\textwidth}{%
\centering%
\vspace{\baselineskip}% forces a white line to ensure space between main text and footer (as footer height can't be known in advance)
\vspace{-\baselineskip}% to cancel out the extra vertical space taken by the name (below) and ensure perfect alignment of letter and cv footers
\strut{\bfseries\upshape firstname~lastname}\\% the \strut is required to ensure the line is exactly \baselineskip tall
street number~city\\
phone~email~etc.
}%end parbox
}%end fancyfoot


Change firstname etc. to your datas.

This should give you a starting point to do it by your own ...