Regex Alt Solution? Remove Whitespace from Start and End

I’m having trouble understanding why my solution isn’t accepted. My console log gives the result “Hello, World!” and it passes when I test it on too. It seems I approached the problem in the opposite way as it was intended to be solved, but is there some larger issue with my code that I’m just not seeing?

let hello = "   Hello, World!  ";
let wsRegex = /(\w+\W)(\s)(\w+\W)/; 
let result = hello.replace(wsRegex, ""); 

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Challenge: Regular Expressions - Remove Whitespace from Start and End

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Your result is blank.
(Your replace has replaced all the text with a blank so you end up with a number of blanks in result).

To see the blanks in the console, just use this log instead:


That helped me see the whitespace!
- Hello, World! -
Now I see how I was going about it backwards, but I don’t understand why the console still shows “Hello, World!”

When I copied your code I saw a blank console.

Not sure why you don’t

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