Let's see how to create an Approval Content for the Sharepoint Custom List Items 2010.Step 1: Open the Sharepoint site eg: http://sharepoint2010Step 2: Go to the Site Actions ->More Options-> create a custom listStep 3: Once you have created a custom list on the Ribbon go to the List settings and then click Versioning Settings.Step 4: In the Content Arrovel click Yes for Require content approval for submitted items? then click the Ok button.Step 5: Add New Item in that custom list; it says "Items on this list require content approval. Your submission will not appear in public views until approved by someone with proper rights. More information on content approval". Click save.Step 6: After adding a new item it will be in the pending status still Approver of the site will approve.Step 7: As a approve of the site once Approved then the list item is view by Public.Step 8: Once the new item is approved (show the status is approved) and then it will be view in public.That's it.