Ever wondered how to find the user who has created or modified a particular SharePoint view? and when it was created/modified? Well, There is no SharePoint UI to get these information! But using SharePoint object model, we can retrieve these data programmatically from SPFile object’s properties.
Here is how I retrieved “Created By”, “Created On”, “Modified By”, “Modified On” values using PowerShell:
Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue #Set these two variables accordingly $WebURL = "http://sharepoint.crescent.com/" $ViewURL = "http://sharepoint.crescent.com/LegalDoc/AuthorView.aspx" #Get the Web $web = Get-SPWeb $WebURL #Get the View File $ViewFile = $web.GetFile($viewURL) Write-Host "Created By: " $ViewFile.Author Write-Host "Created on: " $ViewFile.TimeCreated Write-Host "Modified By: " $ViewFile.ModifiedBy Write-Host "Modified On: " $ViewFile.TimeLastModified