On the palindrome challenge

and im reading about regular expressions, and it has me completely lost can anyone try to help me understand these a little better

Regular expressions aren’t easy to work with.
You might want to check out www.regex101.com to make it easier.
I hope it helps. Just make sure you swap to javascript on the left.

wow this is an amazing tool thank you

thanks i finally got passed the palindrome one with the help of that