Removing whitespace, help

Tell us what’s happening:
I don’t know what I’m doing wrong

Your code so far

let hello = "   Hello, World!  ";
let wsRegex = /" "*/; // Change this line
let result = hello.replace(wsRegex, ""); // Change this line

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Link to the challenge:

with regex, spaces are best found with space, for the least amount of confusion.

You also don’t need double quotes in regex

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Your pattern matches one quote followed by one space followed by any number of quotes. Below is a link to an interactive tool that will break that down further for you.

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Thank you guys, I found a solution :

Simpler still…the key to this one is realizing that you are searching for 2 spaces, and that /g flag allows your regex to do so multiple times in the string:

let hello = "   Hello, World!  ";
let wsRegex = /\s{2,}/g;
let result = hello.replace(wsRegex,'');