I am using SharePoint 2007 + Windows Server 2008 with SharePoint 2007's publishing portal template.
When publish a page, I have to go through check-in/request for approval/approve process. Any solutions to skip request for approval and approval process (i.e. when we check-in an item, it will be published directly without approval)?
You can remove the Workflow and Approval Process from the pages Library.
To do so Site Actions - > View All Site Content - > Open Pages Lib and In the Pages Library select Settings -> Document Library Settings -> Versioning settings
Select the Following Say no to Require content approval for submitted items? Select No Versioning
And In Workflow settings you can remove the Workflow.
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