A frequent search task among Magento developers is to get an option label from a dropdown. However, it is quite confusing for beginners since the actual value of a drop-down product attribute is a number. Many newcomers expect that it is a text. But there is nothing to worry about. Below, we explain how to get an option label from a dropdown in Magento 2 as well as shed light on everything you need to know to begin working with dropdown product attributes. More coding tips are available here: Magento 2 Developer’s Cookbook.